Battle with cancer is each to its own. While some succumb to it, others emerge survivors. Here is a story of a 28-year-old who recently fought out the disease and came out a winner.
On January 29, a journalist by the name of Michael Perchick first broke the news of getting diagnosed with cancer on Twitter.
His tweet read,” LIFE UPDATE: I’m 28 years old and was just diagnosed with cancer.And in four months, I’ll be a 28-year-old who beat cancer. Let’s fight!”
LIFE UPDATE: I’m 28 years old and was just diagnosed with cancer.And in four months, I’ll be a 28-year-old who beat cancer. Let’s fight! pic.twitter.com/UQWFA43Bhq— Michael Perchick (@MichaelPerchick) January 29, 2020
Perchick who has positively lived up to his words of prophecy wanted to share the news of his survival.
He pinned his January tweet, on Friday, and updated his followers on the micro-blogging site. Perchick wrote, “LIFE UPDATE: I was right.”
An optimistic Perchick also penned a note of hope and strength ahead of his treatment on Facebook.
“While the next several months will be difficult, my prognosis is excellent and I am comforted by all the love and support I have received from family and friends. Until then, I’ll leave you with one simple promise: I will beat it (sic),” read his post.
Now, several well-wishers on Twitter have been congratulating him, since Perchick made the happy announcement.
The post has collected over 980k likes and has been reshared more than 81k times, in less than a day.
A user commented, “Awesome! Wonderful news.”
“BIG UP TO YOU!,” a second cheered. Another added, “Looking forward to retweeting 55-year-old Michael Perchick.”
Here are some of their reactions:
Awesome!!! So happy for you and your loved ones :)— Jamie Coleman, MD FACS (@JJcolemanMD) June 6, 2020
Congratulations From one survivor to anotherHere's to many years cancer free— Debby Shultz⭐⭐⭐ (@DebbyShultz) June 6, 2020
Congrats & hallelujah! I'm in temporary remission myself and I know how good it feels! It's funny...when people remark on how "unflappable" I seem to be most of them time, I tell them fighting a battle w cancer gives you unmatched perspective. I cannot be flapped! Or something — CarolinaConservative (@1776CC) June 5, 2020